Daily Update 2020-06-02: 408 New Cases, Total 35,292 cases in SG Now

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As of 2 June 2020, 10 am, there are 35,292 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Singapore. On 1 June 2020, there were 408 new confirmed cases.

According to MOH, 408 cases are work permit holders living in dormitories, while 0 is a work permit holder living outside dormitories.

There is 0 community case.

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Death toll: 24

  • 51-year-old migrant worker from China
  • Tested COVID-19 positive on 1 May
  • Diagnosed with lymphoma complicated by multi-organ failure when he was in the intensive care unit in end-April

3 New Clusters

  • HSJV Dormitory at 33A Tanah Merah Coast Road
  • Migrant worker dormitory at 10 Tuas South Street 12
  • MIgrant worker dormitory at 109 Tuas View Walk 1.

Another 767 cases have been discharged

  • On 29 May, 767 patients were discharged
  • A total of 22,466 have fully recovered from the infection
  • There are currently 344 confirmed cases that are still in the hospital.
  • Most cases in the hospital are stable or improving,
  • A total of 12,458 are isolated and cared for at community facilities.
  • are in critical condition in the intensive care unit

Face masks? Face shields? What should I wear?

Get used to the new normal of wearing masks when out of the house. According to MOH, wearing masks should be the default.

For majority of the population, face shields are not an alternative of face masks. However, face shields can be worn in addition to face masks.

This is because, as Singapore prepares to reopen its economy, there will be greater interaction between people. Hence, wearing a face shield may not suffice as enough protection against foreign droplets.

Those who wear only face shields without any masks will face the same penalty as one who does not wear a mask.

Groups of people who are exempted from wearing a face masks are:

  • Children aged below 12
  • People with health conditions that may result in medical discomforts when masks are worn for a prolonged period of time
  • People speaking in a classroom or lecture-style setting, where there is a fixed distance between people

Read more here.

Do remember that not only is wearing masks compulsory, but it also protects us from COVID-19! We are selling masks, face shields and thermometers, so if you need them just drop us a message at +65 9457 2440 or call +65 6358 4231 😉

A huge part of staying safe is to have timely, up-to-date information. Join our telegram group for the latest update on COVID-19 and other important information here.

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